In this Friday, April 6, 2018, photo, Amy Hardin hugs her son J.W. Hardin, 7, after he performed in "Light It Up Blue: Your Adventure Awaits," the final show of a spring break camp for children with autism, at The Public Theater of Kentucky, in Bowling Green, Ky. J.W. has a village of friends and his mother said he's testing at or above grade level in reading and math at his mainstream public school.
In this Friday, April 6, 2018, photo, Amy Hardin hugs her son J.W. Hardin, 7, after he performed in "Light It Up Blue: Your Adventure Awaits," the final show of a spring break camp for children with autism, at The Public Theater of Kentucky, in Bowling Green, Ky. J.W. has a village of friends and his mother said he's testing at or above grade level in reading and math at his mainstream public school. Daily News via AP Austin Anthony
In this Friday, April 6, 2018, photo, Amy Hardin hugs her son J.W. Hardin, 7, after he performed in "Light It Up Blue: Your Adventure Awaits," the final show of a spring break camp for children with autism, at The Public Theater of Kentucky, in Bowling Green, Ky. J.W. has a village of friends and his mother said he's testing at or above grade level in reading and math at his mainstream public school. Daily News via AP Austin Anthony

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